Edward Gillespie

Aintree in a plaster cast and dodging IRA bullets: it’s all in a day’s jump-racing

15 April 2017 9:00 am

Every Grand National reminds me of a hero of my youth: Beltrán Alfonso Osorio y Díez de Rivera, the 18th…

Why the north needs Red Rum

9 January 2016 9:00 am

The well-bred Sea Pigeon, who had finished seventh in the Derby when trained at Beckhampton by Jeremy Tree, was later…